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Monitoring Blood Sugar with Type 2 Diabetes

Monitoring Blood Sugar with Type 2 Diabetes

Watching Your  Blood Sugar Levels

Now that you’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, your doctor will want you to check your blood sugar levels with a glucometer. By doing so, you’ll know how food, exercise, and medicine affect your blood sugar. You’ll also be able to recognize the triggers (foods that can spike your blood sugar) and how to compensate for them with medication or select a healthy alternative.